Eric Miller
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Heat Pump Water Heaters - a potential source of air leakage?

Started Sep 3 0 Replies

I was doing a depressurization test on a smallish home with a heat pump water heater installed in a closet and ducted to the attic with both the supply and the returns. It felt to me that there was a…Continue

Best Exhaust Fans - your opinion?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Russell Pope Sep 12. 3 Replies

Hi folksI do some rating for my local Habitat Affiliate and recently have noticed an uncomfortable amount of air coming in from the exhaust fans when the house is de-pressurized. So I guess the first…Continue

 

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Eric Miller replied to Tom Smith's discussion Are Energy Efficient Windows worth the investment?
"And storm windows are now available as an "Energy Star" product - a very worthy option for the home owner that desperately needs to improve their window situation and have a limited budget. Installation is much less complicated too."
Thursday
Russell Pope replied to Eric Miller's discussion Best Exhaust Fans - your opinion?
"Hi Eric, Great observation and I have to agree with Paul and Mark that it is all about the installation. I recently received a call from a customer who just switched from another brand and they were concerned with the leakage during…"
Sep 12
Paul Raymer replied to Eric Miller's discussion Best Exhaust Fans - your opinion?
"I certainly agree with Mark regarding the quality of the installation.  Leakage around the housing after installation is usually the major culprit in leakage.  In my testing, I have found that the majority of backdraft dampers in fans work…"
Sep 5
Mark Furst replied to Eric Miller's discussion Best Exhaust Fans - your opinion?
"In my experience the "best fan" is one that's installed properly.  The trouble with fans is that there are typically three trades that are involved in putting them in (electricians, ducting, typically done by the HVAC guys, and…"
Sep 5
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Eric Miller replied to Dan Wise's discussion Convert BTU/hr in a Manual J to actual fuel usages
"Hi Folks Elite Software, in their suite of products (which also includes a full Manual J8 product) has a tool called "Energy Audit" which models energy use very nicely. It is kinda pricey though. I used it a lot when I was wearing a…"
Jul 18
Eric Miller replied to Samuel's discussion Standard Operating Procedures for Weatherization Technicians
"Hi there I work for a utility in the Pacific NW - our power provider is the Bonneville Power Administration. If you look down in the middle of the page below under Resources, I think you will find some very useful…"
Jul 12

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Energy efficiency / Weatherization program administrator or implementer / evaluator, Utility representative
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At 12:23pm on December 18, 2018, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Eric,

Welcome to Home Energy Pros Forum. Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos, and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for you!

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Larry Weingarten commented on Larry Weingarten's blog post Hot Water Heaven
"Hi Daniel, My most basic approach to servicing tank type heaters is to check and replace the anode…"
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Daniel Cullen commented on Larry Weingarten's blog post Hot Water Heaven
"I believe that it's not too difficult to get a 25+ year service life out of a modern water…"
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Steve Schmidt commented on Larry Weingarten's blog post Hot Water Heaven
"Thanks Larry. > I'm all in favor of heat pumps as long as they are reliable and well…"
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